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Tertiary Preparation - Certificate IV (10224NAT-01V03)
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Career area: General Education 
Study area: General Education Programmes 
National code: 10224NAT  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Bega  Flexible  36 Weeks 25-Jul-2018  Wed 
Shellharbour  Full Time  32 Weeks 24-Jul-2018  Tue, Wed, Fri 
Wollongong  Full Time  18 Months 6-Aug-2018  Mon 
Description: The Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation is a Year 12 equivalent qualification with an emphasis on skill-based learning as well as discipline-specific content.

It is a recognised tertiary entry qualification by the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC), NSW universities and some interstate universities.

In addition, for Western Sydney University applicants, TPC graduates gaining TES scores of 168 out of 300 or above have guaranteed entry into many bachelor degree programs. Please go to http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/tertiaryeducationpathwaysandpartnerships/home/pathways_available/tertiary_preparation_certificate_tafensw for more information.

Also, for Charles Sturt University applicants, TPC graduates gaining TES scores of 157 out of 300 or above have guaranteed entry into many bachelor degree programs. Please go to http://www.csu.edu.au/for/tafe-students1/credit/guaranteed-entry-for-tafe-graduates for more information.

For other university entry, please contact the university for further details. 
Entry requirements: Certificate III or equivalent skills and knowledge. 
Career opportunities: This course may lead to a career in the Australian Defence Forces or employment requiring a Year 12 equivalent qualification. 
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Bega
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Bega Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation - Yr 12 Equivalent 
Offering code: 18BEG-175 
Attendance mode: Flexible 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: First day of attendance is Wednesday 25 July 2018 at Bega Campus, Block L, Ground Floor, Room 7. 
Hours per week: 12 
Starting from: 25 July 2018 
About: This course is intended to provide learners with the following educational and vocational outcomes:
- a Tertiary Entrance Score (TES) for those wishing/seeking entry to University.
- articulation into higher level VET qualifications
- entry to careers in the Australian Defence Force with a year 12 equivalent
- entry to careers requiring a year 12 equivalent qualification

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 324 hours. This includes approximately 432 hours of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
- Independent study
- Work placement or simulated workplace activities
- Research and projects
- Preparation of assessment tasks
- Field/industry visits
- Tutorials
- Learning support

Required Student Skills:
This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out the TAFE Illawarra support-for-learners website. You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling.
 
Fee explanatory text: From 1 July 2017 this course is fully government subsidised
Comments: First day of attendance is Wednesday 25 July 2018 9:00am at Bega Campus, Block L, Ground Floor Room 7 (LG07).

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Shellharbour
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Shellharbour Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation (TPC) 
Offering code: 18SHB-225 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 32 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Tuesday 9:00 - 3:30pm; Wednesday and Friday 9am-1.30pm. The weekly attendance hours will vary depending on the number and nature of electives selected. Some units have blended delivery, involving online learning via a Moodle. 
Hours per week: 10 
Starting from: 24 July 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 4:00pm
About: This course is intended to provide learners with the following educational and vocational outcomes:
- a Tertiary Entrance Score (TES) for those wishing/seeking entry to University.
- articulation into higher level VET qualifications
- entry to careers in the Australian Defence Force with a year 12 equivalent
- entry to careers requiring a year 12 equivalent qualification

Your learning commitment (known as volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 324 hours. This includes approximately 320 hours of face to face training.
You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
- Independent study
- Work placement or simulated workplace activities
- Research and projects
- Preparation of assessment tasks
- Field/industry visits
- Tutorials
- Learning support

Required student skills This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out the TAFE Illawarra support-for-learners website. You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling.
 
Fee explanatory text: From 1 July 2017 this course is fully government subsidised
Comments: Your first class will be Tuesday 24 July 2018 from 9am - 1.30pm in room DG27 (D Block, ground floor, room 27) at Shellharbour Campus, College Avenue, Shellharbour.

Please bring pens, pencils, a notepad and a scientific calculator if you intend to enrol in Mathematics or Statistics.
You will need to wear covered shoes for Science classes as these classes maybe conducted in a laboratory.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Wollongong
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Wollongong Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate IV in Tertiary Preparation - Yr 12 Equivalent 
Offering code: 18WLG-227 
Attendance mode: Full Time 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Months
Scheduled attendance: You will be required to attend 3 to 4 days per week between 9am-3pm in room L.2.17 at Wolllongong campus 
Hours per week: 12 
Starting from: 6 August 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 3:00pm
About: Please attend our Orientation, assessment and confirmation of enrolment drop-in sessions on:
Monday 18 June 2018 at 4pm at the Wollongong Campus, Block L, Room L2.17.
Tuesday 24 July 2018 at 2pm at the Wollongong Campus, Block L, Room L2.17.
Please note that we can accommodate late applications for TPC up to 22 August 2018 inclusive

Students who complete the TPC are eligible for an ATAR equivalent course ranking that is used by the Universities to offer places in their degree courses. At the Illawarra Institute, Wollongong Campus a broad range of courses units are available. Biology and Health Studies is offered for those students interested in Nursing, Nutrition, Massage Therapy, Medical Science, Aged Care or similar vocational areas.
Many of our TPC graduates have matriculated to Bachelor degree courses in a diverse range of vocations including the Creative Arts, Primary and Secondary Teaching, Environmental Science, Police and Defence Forces, Psychology, Animal Science, Social Work and Town Planning.

Your learning commitment (known as volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 324 hours. This includes approximately 560 hours of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to
- Independent study
- Work placement or simulated workplace activities
- Research and projects
- Preparation of assessment tasks
- Field/industry visits
- Tutorials
- Learning support
This is a Certificate IV level course. Skills to study effectively include research and interpretation of information, referencing, time management and ability to work on projects and or in a team.

If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out the TAFE Illawarra support-for-learners website. You will be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you do not already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling.
 
Application next steps: As part of your application you will need to attend an information session and undertake a literacy/numeracy assessment. 
Fee explanatory text: From 1 July 2017 this course is fully government subsidised
Comments: Your first class will be Monday 6 August 2018 at 9:00am in room L2.17. Please bring pens, pencils, a notepad and a scientific calculator if you intend to enrol in Mathematics or Statistics. You will need to wear covered shoes for Biology and Chemistry classes as these classes are conducted in a laboratory.

Full time students will need to attend 4 to 5 days each week during semster for a total face-to-face committment of 16 hours per week. Classes will generally run between 9:00am-3.30pm. Attendance days and times will depend on the elective units selected.

Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Next steps: You will need basic paper and pens for the first lesson.
Students are encouraged to bring their own devices, such as laptops and ipads, and use the wi-fi at the campus. 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123